Supply of Medical Locums Personnel

Supply of Medical Locums Personnel

The service will deliver high quality management of medical locum personnel to work from time to time either directly or through the Trusts in-house bank, on a temporary or permanent basis across all specialities.

UK-Birmingham: services provided by medical personnel

2012/S 176-290604

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement Department 32-34 Kings Norton Buisness Park Melchett Road Kings Norton
For the attention of: Miss Clare Houghton
B30 3HG Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1216272183
E-mail: clare.houghton@uhb.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1214590555

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.uhb.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Managed service contract for the supply of Medical Locums personnel.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University Hospital’s Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Melchett Road, Edgbaston, B15 2TT Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UKG

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This is a voluntary notice for the purposes of advertising this tender for a part B service as defined under the UK Public Contract Regulations 2006.
The services to which this notice relates fall within part B of schedule 3, part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (the Regulations).
Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that University Hospital’s Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust intends to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those explicitly applicable to Part B services.
The Trust is commissioning a managed service for the supply of medical locum personnel on an ad-hoc or contingent basis.
The service will deliver high quality management of medical locum personnel to work from time to time either directly or through the Trusts in-house bank, on a temporary or permanent basis across all specialities.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85141000, 79610000, 79625000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lot1 managed service for the supply of medical locum personnel.
Lot 2 managed service for the recruitment in to the inhouse bank.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Supply of medical locum personnel

1)Short description

Please refer to online PQQ for further details.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85141000, 79610000, 79625000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Recruitment to in house bank

1)Short description

Please refer to online PQQ for more details.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85141000, 79610000, 79625000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Please refer to the Trusts online PQQ.
For access, please log on to:
https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?op

EnForm.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Please refer to the Trusts online PQQ.
For access, please log on to:
https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?op

EnForm.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the Trusts online PQQ.
For access, please log on to:
https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?op

EnForm.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per the criteria published within the PQQ guidance which can be located at:
https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DNWC-8WGC72
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 7-104923 of 27.7.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.11.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

29.10.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 31/01/2015
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.9.2012